[arch-general] /usr is not mounted. This is not supported.

clemens fischer ino-news at spotteswoode.dnsalias.org
Wed Oct 26 06:57:33 EDT 2011

Thomas Bächler wrote:

> Am 25.10.2011 20:12, schrieb clemens fischer:
>>> Mounting /usr needs to go to the initramfs. It is possible to
>>> implement a mount handler for this. At this stage, the by-label
>>> symlinks exist already.
>> AFAIU udevd(8) is responsible for setting up those symlinks.  How can
>> they exist _before_ udevd(8) is started?
> I'll let you go back and read everything again, what you are saying
> makes no sense whatsoever, and I have no idea how to reply to it.

Lucky you, I have a way to explain it:  There are udev rules referencing
stuff in /usr.  If people mount /usr by-label or by-uuid, udev must have
completed to setup those symlinks.  Catch-22.


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